Entreprenariat social

Social Entrepreneur : Lights On in India - Harish Hande

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Ajouté 13/05/12 - Année 2010
Edited by Alexandre Castel

57 percent of the population in India has no electric light, and many would be unable to afford regular electricity even if it were available. But Harish Hande is working to improve the situation. He set up a company called Selco in Bangalore, which now supplies some 80 000 people with solar power.

He's helped improve life for many in Karnataka and Kerala, making it possible for children to study for school by lamplight and allowing small independent businesses to keep working even after nightfall. His project has been very successful - and it's environmentally-friendly, too. Report by Dagmar Zindel.